Kerry O'Keeffe


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Kerry O’Keeffe was a leg spinner and all round cricketer who played for Australia, New South Wales and Somerset. He is a great Aussie larrikin, natural story teller and an unmistakable character who is a popular keynote speaker and MC.

THE DETAILS:
First class matches: 146
First class batting: 4169 runs @ 26.05
First class bowling: 476 wickets @ 28.11
Fielding: 112 catches

TEST MATCHES: 24
Batting: 644 runs @ 25.76
Bowling: 53 wickets @ 38.07
Fielding: 15 catches

COUNTRIES TOURED WITH AUSTRALIA:
• New Zealand (1970, 1974, 1976)
• West Indies (1973, 1979)
• England (1977)

OF INTEREST:
• Played 80 matches for NSW (1968-1979)
• Played World Series Cricket (1977-79)
• Opened batting for Australia in 1977 Centenary Test against England in Melbourne

TODAY:
• ABC Radio Test and One Day International Commentator
• Level III cricket coach
• Elite coach for NSW Emerging Blues Squad
• Specialist spin bowling coach for AIS Cricket Academy in Adelaide
• Corporate motivational speaker
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